Obituaries, Sunday, March 22nd, 2020, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Philomena Kelly, Surrey and Sligo


Kathleen Healy, Boyle and Ballymote


Peter Duignan, Charlestown and Drumcliffe


Joseph Joe Lee, Sligo


John McDermott, Coolaney


Eileen Haran, Grange


Philomena Clancy, Dromahair


Billy Burns, Sligo




Philomena Elizabeth Kelly, Surrey, London and late of Duck Street, Sligo. Suddenly at her home in Surrey. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. All enquiries to Seán Feehily Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 071 915 9999.


Kathleen Healy, née McDermott, Ardmore and St. Patrick’s St., Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly Killoran, Lavagh, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at the Plunkett Community Nursing Unit, Boyle. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, Kathleen’s funeral mass will take place privately.  A memorial mass to celebrate her life will be offered at a later date. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Please use the online condolence book at to offer your sympathies.


Peter Duignan, Hagfield, Charlestown, Co. Mayo and formerly of Gortarowey, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at St. Attracta’s Nursing Home, Charlestown, Co. Mayo. Family flowers only please. Due to the current Covid 19 situation, Funeral Mass will take place privately. A memorial Mass to celebrate Peter’s life will be offered at a later date. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Condolences may be left at


Joseph Joe Lee, Colga, Calry, Co. Sligo and formerly of Tarmon, Lough Allen, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully, at St. Phelim’s Nursing Home, Dromahair. Funeral Mass at 11am on Monday in St. Patrick’s Church, Calry. Funeral mass private to family due to Covid-19. Funeral Mass can be viewed by webcam on St. Patrick’ s Church Calry on the Church ServicesTV website. Memorial mass for Joe will take place at a future date. House strictly private at all times please. Condolences can be left online at, enquires to Seamus Feehily Funeral Directos, Upper John Street, Sligo, 071 91 71117


John McDermott, better known as Johnny, 22 Rockfield, Coolaney, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at his residence in his 90th year. Ex staff member of An Post. Reposing at the family home (CODE: F56 E186) today until 6pm. Funeral arriving to St. Joseph’s Church, Rockfield for Mass of the Resurrection on Monday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Rockfield Cemetery. Due to HSE guidelines, the family would like you to offer their condolences on Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Alzheimers Society of Ireland.


Eileen (Ellen) Haran, nee Heaphey, Rinroe, Grange, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital. In accordance with HSE directives and government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place. Memorial mass for Eileen will take place at a later date. Those who wish to do so can send a message of Condolence via email to [email protected].


Philomena Clancy, nee Mc Barron, of Ardakip More, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing privately at her home. Removal on Monday to St. Patrick’s Church, Dromahair for private Funeral Mass at 12 noon due to HSE advice regarding public gatherings. Burial afterwards in Creevelea Abbey New Cemetery.


Billy Burns, Dúnpádraig, Cloverhill Road, Carrowmore, Co. Sligo and formerly of St. Congall`s Parish, Bangor, Co. Down. Funeral mass and burial will be strictly private for family and relatives only. House strictly private please. Due to the current Government and HSE guidelines regarding the Coronavirus and large public gatherings in the interest of public health, we will be unable to have a traditional funeral at this time. Enquiries to the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo. 0719162140


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.